On this page, you’ll find the steps to follow to apply for admission, including key dates and deadlines.
How To Apply
These instructions are for all undergraduate applicants.
Review your eligibility to apply
Start by reviewing our application requirements.
These requirements vary based on where you attended high school.
As an undergraduate applicant, you must apply online.
Start by applying at Education Planner BC.
Next, submit your portfolio online.
Tip: Get feedback before you submit by registering for a portfolio review.
Where to send your supporting documents
Physical transcripts must be sent by mail or courier or dropped off in-person to:
Transcripts for Admission
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
520 East 1st Avenue
If you are requesting transcripts from within BC, you can order them online.
If your first language is not English you must submit an English language proficiency test.
Specific instructions are available for transfer, exchange + other student applications.
September 15 | Applications open
EducationPlannerBC Application Service begins to accept online applications.
SlideRoom opens to accept online portfolio submissions.
January 15 | Applications close for Fall
All your application materials, including your portfolio, must be submitted by midnight Pacific Standard Time.
May 1 | Deadline to pay your deposit
Details on the deadline to pay your deposit will be contained in your acceptance package.
August 1 | Deadline to send your final documents
If additional documents have been requested, follow the instructions in those requests regarding deadlines.
To apply for entry into our Spring Term, applications open on September 15 and close on October 1. Your documents and portfolio are due October 15. This includes proof of high school graduation.
Along with our main Fall intake in September, we also offer a Spring intake in January into select programs, including:
Keep track of it all—download the undergraduate studies application checklist.
Watch Your Inbox
Once your application is complete, watch your inbox for important information that we will share with you via email. We will notify you of the selection process results by April 1.
Information about paying your deposit and key dates will be shared in your acceptance package. Good luck!